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African Americans are at higher risk of death from coronavirus

As the novel coronavirus sweeps across the United States, it appears to be infecting and killing black Americans at a disproportionately high rate, according to a Washington Post analysis of early data from jurisdictions across the country. The emerging stark racial disparity led the surgeon general Tuesday to acknowledge in personal terms the increased risk…

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Fact check: Trump makes more false claims about the coronavirus at Tuesday briefing

(CNN)President Donald Trump on Tuesday made inaccurate claims about the World Health Organization and delivered more of the false statements that have become a signature trait of his daily coronavirus briefings.At CNN, we start with the facts. Visit CNN’s home for Facts First.We are still reviewing some of Trump’s comments at the daily White House…

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How to see Tuesday's pink supermoon, the largest full moon of 2020

Tonight’s pink moon must have not gotten the memo about social distancing; the moon will be the closest to Earth today than any other day of the year, making it the largest full moon of 2020.Granted, the moon is more than the prerequisite 6 feet (1.8 meters) away from the closest (celestial) body during the…

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Who gets a shot at life if hospitals run short of ventilators?

But the idea makes some uncomfortable. A Maryland panel rejected the priority access, arguing those sick enough to need the life-sustaining machines would be unlikely to return to their jobs anytime soon and that defining who is and who is not a health-care worker in a crisis is too morally fraught.While President Trump and members…

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China lifts lockdown on Wuhan as city reemerges from coronavirus crisis

(CNN)China has ended its lockdown of Wuhan, the original epicenter of the coronavirus crisis, as the city reemerges from a deadly outbreak that is now raging across the globe.But even as Wuhan reopens its borders after 76 days, some restrictions within the city will remain in place, and officials warn that the threat of further…

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Kayleigh McEnany set to become fourth Trump press secretary

(CNN)The White House’s communications staff got a shakeup Tuesday with the announcement that Kayleigh McEnany, the Trump 2020 campaign’s press secretary and high-profile Republican communicator, is joining the team as the Trump administration’s fourth White House press secretary.McEnany comes to the role with a bevy of Republican communications and television experience, beginning with an internship…

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How to see tonight's pink supermoon, the largest full moon of 2020

Home News (Image: © Shutterstock) Tonight’s pink moon must have not gotten the memo about social distancing; the moon will be the closest to Earth today than any other day of the year, making it the largest full moon of 2020.Granted, the moon is more than the prerequisite 6 feet (1.8 meters) away from the…

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Coronavirus: California scrambles to issue extra $600 jobless payments amid economic meltdown

More than 2 million Californians have recently filed for jobless benefits, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday, and state officials are scrambling to get newly out-of-work residents the larger unemployment benefits enabled by the federal CARES Act to ease coronavirus-spawned economic devastation. Gov. Newsom estimated at a news briefing on Tuesday that about 2.3 million people…

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Sony reveals new DualSense controller for the PlayStation 5

Sony still hasn’t shown off what the PlayStation 5 will look like, but it just unveiled the controller for its next-gen console: the DualSense, which marks the biggest departure for Sony’s controller design in its over 25-year history of PlayStation consoles. The new controller has some big changes on the inside, too: the previously announced…

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Watch Mark Hoppus perform Blink-182 and +44 songs during 'Animal Crossing' live stream

Mark Hoppus performed acoustic versions of tracks by his bands Blink-182 and +44 during a recent Animal Crossing live stream. The bassist is a big fan of the Nintendo Switch game Animal Crossing: New Horizons, which has received an even bigger boost in popularity during the coronavirus-enforced lockdown. Read more: New Nintendo Switch game Animal…